Picton Tours
Bays and Bush Scenic Tour

Bays and Bush Scenic Tour

By Pelorus Air
per adult
Lowest price guaranteeReserve now & pay laterFree cancellation

Ages 0-100, max of 6 per group
Duration: 40m
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: English

  • Guided Tour

Start:Traveler pickup offered.
  • 762 State Highway 1, Koromiko 7273, New Zealand
    Terminal Building
Pickup details
  • We pick up from outside the Picton i-Site on the Picton waterfront
Airport pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included airports.
  • Picton Aerodrome, Picton New Zealand
End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 210804P1

    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers

    • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

    If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 210804P1

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    About the operator
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    • Pelorus Air
      Picton, New Zealand
      Joined in February 2018
    • Camper13785894339
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Don’t miss this
      Do not miss the opportunity to take this flight whilst visiting Picton Breathtaking views , great host The pilot Colin collected my wife and myself exactly on the time advised , had kept us informed via email regarding a couple of changes to the booking , all very professional
      Written February 19, 2024
    • February49th
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Great flight experience in Picton
      A late review but I just wanted to leave a note for this activity which was definitely one major highlight during our cruise to New Zealand. Booking this and communicating with Chris the pilot were easy and hassle free. We were picked up on time by Chris’s mom. The scenic flight over the sounds plus the quick stop at their island home was picturesque. I would definitely recommend this to anyone dropping by Picton.
      Written February 4, 2024
    • Andrew-mcewing
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Charter flight
      Friendly and professional service. Charter from picton westport return. Highly recommended. A big thanks to Chris our pilot
      Written November 1, 2023
    • The H
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Amazing Excursion
      The Water and Wilderness scenic tour by Pelorus Air was fabulous. Views of the sounds were amazing and a special treat was landing at a beach. I told 2 other couples on our cruise ship about our plans to take this tour. They both decided to join us and were as happy with the experience as we were. I can highly recommend Pelorus Air and this tour.
      Written August 18, 2023
    • GraemeN729
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      First class service
      Yesterday none of the ferries were running across the Cook Strait . Wellington Airport was closed to light aircraft. Cliff and the team kept us informed of what was happening to our flight . We were picked up from Tira Ora grass airport and delivered across to Paraparaumu . Such a great experience flying over the sounds. When we arrived we had a very smooth landing. Cliff then assisted to direct our lift to the correct pickup spot. A very great customer satisfaction organization.
      Written March 30, 2023
    • JenniferNielson92
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Once in a lifetime flight
      One of the most thrilling experiences I’ve had…a plane ride over the islands, sounds and mountains of Picton, New Zealand. The views were stunning! The owners of the company live on this island with their own private landing strip. I can’t imagine it! Our pilot Chris was professional and put us at ease on the flight. I loved meeting his family and spending time on their beautiful property. It was definitely THE highlight of our trip. I would not miss this once in a lifetime opportunity!
      Written February 26, 2023
    • shawnaO1901EA
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Not your typical Cruise line Excursion!!
      If you’re looking for the Top Shelf experience, then this is for you!! The views are stunning, the beach prestige…. But really what makes this extra ordinary is the family that runs it. The owner, Cliff has lived there with his family for over 40 years, their house is in a sound that you can only get to by plane. He is a retired 747 New Zealand Air Pilot. His 3 sons are all pilots and works for the family owned business, we had Chris as our pilot and he was amazing!! All the sons and daughters were home schooled by the mother who still resides in the family home. In a world that can sometimes feel like no one is Loving one another, this experience was totally opposite. They made you feel welcomed, part of the family and Loved. We left feeling like we just made lifetime friends!! Highly recommend anyone booking this tour and getting to know them for yourself!! Shawn & Inga
      Written December 30, 2022
    • Unwin
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Best trip of the Cruise
      This was clearly the highlight of our cruise round New Zealand so far. Cliff & his son Chris are great guys who clearly know there stuff. The flight is incredible value for money and so worthwhile. We have no reservations in recommending it to anyone stopping in Picton on a cruise. Thanks again Shane & Marion from Scotland
      Written November 20, 2022
    • Bugzze
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Awesome flight
      This was just an amazing flight. Felt very at ease with the small plane thanks to our pilot Paul. Perfect weather gave us fantastic view of the French Pass. Landing at Port Gore was real highlight. Fully recommend. Real kiwi value for money. Thanks Pelorus Air and your family.
      Written May 4, 2021
    • 802jbr
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Unique experience flying over the Marlborough sound and landing on a small private airfield
      Cliff and his team were fantastic and the experience was an amazing one! Landing on the family airstrip about 30mn from Picton is a unique adventure that will send the adrenaline pumping but the pilots have done it many time and it is "home" to them. The view of the sounds is breathtaking and something you wont forget.
      Written January 25, 2021
    • JennyBlackler
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Wow wow wow
      The most amazing lifetime experience, not to be missed. We couldn’t believe how wonderful this trip was. Chris our pilot was amazing and Cliff was welcoming when we landed on their property. It was heaven on earth. If you want to get away from the rat race and appreciate what the Marlborough Sounds are all about, don’t hesitate, just do it and book this amazing flight. Couldn’t ask for any better service. It’s all about the family.
      Written November 14, 2020
    • helen_steve1423
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Highlight of our holiday!
      Amazing morning today in perfect weather flying over the Marlborough Sounds. Our pilot Johnny was very friendly and extremely competent and knowledgeable and set our minds at ease immediately. It was an experience that we will remember for many years and recommend to everyone. Thank you Johnny and Pelorus Air for a wonderful experience.
      Written February 25, 2020
    • Dean062
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      Brilliant day flying
      Thanks to Johnny the pilot for a superb scenic flight. Beach landing is superb. Faultless day and reasonably priced.
      Written November 23, 2019
    • Eden B
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      We did the Water & Wilderness Scenic Flight with the add in of a landing and it was incredible. You fully don't understand how big the Marlborough Sounds are until you see them from above. The add on of a landing is a must, it's so unique and so remote it's gorgeous. Highly recommend!!! 😍😍
      Written August 12, 2019
    • UK_Rob_000
      0 contributions
      5.0 of 5 bubbles
      5 star
      What can I say? I really can't rate Pelorus Air highly enough. We used them for flights from Wellington into Awaroa and Cliff and the team offered excellent service. They are all so friendly and make you feel so welcome on their aircraft. Travelling by air can be such a chore but flying with these guys brings back the joy and fun into the experience. It's a real family run business and we can't wait to be able to use their services again in the future.
      Written April 28, 2019
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